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Ashley Olsen

Ashley Olsen is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and former actress, best known for her work in the fashion industry as co-founder of the luxury fashion brands The Row and Elizabeth and James. Born on June 13, 1986, in Sherman Oaks, California, Olsen began her career as a child actress alongside her twin sister Mary-Kate, gaining worldwide recognition through their shared role as Michelle Tanner on the television sitcom Full House. As she matured, Olsen's interests shifted towards fashion, and in 2006, she and her sister established The Row, a high-end fashion brand known for its minimalist designs, impeccable tailoring, and use of luxurious fabrics. Olsen's keen eye for design and dedication to craftsmanship quickly earned The Row a devoted following among fashion enthusiasts and critics alike. In 2007, the Olsen twins launched Elizabeth and James, a contemporary fashion label named after their siblings, which offers a more accessible line of clothing, accessories, and fragrances. Olsen's designs often draw inspiration from vintage fashion and emphasize simplicity, functionality, and attention to detail. Her contributions to the fashion industry have been widely recognized, with The Row receiving numerous accolades, including the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Womenswear Designer of the Year award in 2012 and 2015. Beyond her work in fashion, Olsen is also known for her philanthropic endeavors and support of various charitable causes.

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